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Online Bible for Mac

For serious Bible students, many features.

Free
In English
Version 4.2.1
4.6
Based on 10 user rates

Online Bible overview

Online Bible is a full-featured program designed for serious Bible students. You can display Bible passages and notes in any number of windows. Most operations can be performed using either the mouse or keyboard commands. The program is both powerful and easy to use.

In addition to the King James Version, over thirty other English versions are available. These include the 1984 New International Version, 1995 New American Standard Bible, 1982 New King James Version, 1989 New Revised Standard Version, 1996 New Living Translation, and many others. Greek and Hebrew texts are also available for original language study. In addition several foreign languages are supported, including Dutch, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and others. See Appendix E at the back of the User's Manual for a detailed list of Bible texts and add-on modules currently available.

Complete search facilities include, word, phrase, multiple words, wild cards, and much more. Searches can use AND, OR, XOR, NOT, and proximity operators to select verses. The range for searches can be restricted. All verses are displayed in context rather than asking you to choose a verse from a list to display. Searches are very fast, taking only a second or two even on older Macs.

You can add notes to a verse using the built-in editor. Cross-references can be included in your notes for automatic recall. In addition to verse notes, topical material, pictures, and word studies can also be saved.

A special Copy Verses command is provided to copy Bible passages via the clipboard directly from the Online Bible to any currently running application. The format of the verses is controlled via preferences set by the user.

What’s new in version 4.2.1

Version 4.2.1:
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Online Bible for Mac

Free
In English
Version 4.2.1
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personal-email
personal-email
Feb 9 2021
4.2.1
5.0
Feb 9 2021
5.0
Version: 4.2.1
Online Bible has been my chosen application for studying scripture for around 25 years. I love it's functionality and ease of use.
ianhicks
ianhicks
Aug 20 2020
4.2.1
0.0
Aug 20 2020
0.0
Version: 4.2.1
I first downloaded Online Bible back in the 1990’s when I had my first Desktop Computer. I have used It constantly over the years and it has been my ‘go to’ Bible programme. I have just purchased an iPad Pro 2020 but unfortunately I have been unable to download Online Bible... Any help would be much appreciated. Keep up the great work.
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Aug 9 2019
4.2.1
4.5
Aug 9 2019
4.5
Version: 4.2.1
Please note that while the last version of Online Bible which was based on Ken Hamel's code -- version 4.2.1 -- does not work under macOS Mojave, there is now a new version of the app -- which bears the same name -- which you can find in the App Store.

This new version is written by Cross Link Services B.V., and currently stands at version 1.3.6. It is free, although it can be expanded for a price.

While this newer version does not have all of the bells and whistles of the original OLB -- at least not yet -- the free version does have all of the basics, including Strong's Numbers, Hebrew and Greek Lexicons, the TSK, Easton's Bible Dictionary, the Apocrypha, and footnotes.

As I said, it is still lacking in some areas, but it does work on Mojave and is 64-bit.
pastorjoe-1
pastorjoe-1
May 8 2019
4.2.1
4.5
May 8 2019
4.5
Version: 4.2.1
Hi! Online Bible is a great program. I have been using it for years and now I am disappointed that the new Mac OS Mojave won't support it. Does any one have a way to at least use the Hebrew and Greek fonts to work with Mojave?
sweny
sweny
Dec 11 2017
4.2.1
0.0
Dec 11 2017
0.0
Version: 4.2.1
OLB version 4.2.1 won't remember the font size I have selected in Mac OS High Sierra. I think the new file system in this OS version isn't quite compatible with version on OLB. Will this ever get fixed? This is my favorite Bible for use on my Macbook Pro.
personal-email
personal-email
Feb 9 2021
5.0
Feb 9 2021
5.0
Version: null
pastorjoe-1
pastorjoe-1
May 8 2019
4.5
May 8 2019
4.5
Version: null
WordWeaver
WordWeaver
Aug 6 2013
4.5
Aug 6 2013
4.5
Version: null
Big-Mac-XXL
Big-Mac-XXL
Sep 24 2012
5.0
Sep 24 2012
5.0
Version: null
soundchaser480
soundchaser480
Apr 14 2011
4.0
Apr 14 2011
4.0
Version: null
Macsweep
Macsweep
Mar 27 2010
5.0
Mar 27 2010
5.0
Version: null
Smksensei
Smksensei
Aug 25 2009
4.0
Aug 25 2009
4.0
Version: null
Carl878
Carl878
Dec 31 2005
5.0
Dec 31 2005
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Sep 10 2005
4.0
Sep 10 2005
4.0
Version: null
Gospelwit
Gospelwit
Aug 19 2003
5.0
Aug 19 2003
5.0
Version: null